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Education Curator


QUAD is a leading centre for contemporary art and film, focussed on transforming society through the active participation in culture. In an increasingly fragmented world, we believe the arts are one of the few places where we can all meet to share our experiences, to find common ground, to connect, to transform, escape to and explore new possibilities together. We are looking for an inspirational Education Curator.
Education and Learning is at the heart of everything we do at QUAD, as part of the QUAD Programme Team and working closely with colleagues across the organisation, the role will lead and implement an innovative creative year-round Education and Learning programme. With a core focus on formal education sectors, students and teachers in relation to QUAD’s exhibitions, digital activity, FORMAT and wider programmes including local/national/international arts education initiatives.
QUAD’s programmes are internationally recognised, this role is expected to build on and further our legacy of our work with arts and education.  The role will also collaborate closely with stakeholders, artists, teachers, key funders and city/regional/national/international consortia. The position is responsible for production of learning materials, activities and events to inspire, enrich and encourage education, learning and participation in QUAD’s programme.  By supporting more individuals to encounter and create though art, this position will be key to helping us reach and creatively engage more people in new ways, whilst contributing to building a more creative society.

Contract: Permanent, full-time 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £22,000 per annum, plus pension, 30 days annual leave, flexible working & staff benefits on completion of a successful probation period.
QUAD is committed to building more equitable, diverse and inclusive practices and processes that drive innovation and belonging across the organisation.  

With this aim, we are passionate about attracting excellent applicants from a variety of backgrounds and self-identities.  This includes those who have a lived experience of being 'othered' and/or have characteristics as defined in the Equality Act 2010*.

*The nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010 are 'age', 'disability', 'gender reassignment' (now commonly understood as 'gender identity'), 'marriage and civil partnership', 'pregnancy and maternity', 'race', 'religion or belief', 'sex', and 'sexual orientation'.

To apply please submit:
•    A completed covering letter using the template provided (in written or video form, details on the template)
•    Your most recent CV (which shows your full career history, no longer than two pages)

Apply by email to

Closing Date: Monday 1st November 2021 at 9am

Interview Date: Wednesday 10th November 2021